- Program Prerequisites: Most business and economics courses with numbers above 3000 require formal admission to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics and completion of ACTG 2010 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , IST 2010 , and QUAN 2600 . These five courses are referred to collectively as “Business Foundations.” (Refer to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics Requirements .)
- Minor: None required.
- Grade Requirements: Candidates for the bachelor of science degree must complete all prerequisite and required business and economics courses with a grade of “C-” or higher. In addition, the cumulative Business Foundations GPA, Goddard School (major) GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
- Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; 60-61 of these are Goddard School required courses and 24 are required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credit hours are required (courses numbered 3000 and above).
- Program Code: 4017BS
- CIPC: 520601
Advisement is strongly encouraged for all Goddard School majors and minors. See more information on available advising resources in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics section of this catalog.
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Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for all business majors, minors, emphases and certificates. To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899 or ECON 2899 (for non-business Economics majors only). Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.
Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements for the University Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Business Economics major will also satisfy general education requirements: ENGL 2010 (Composition); MATH 1050 (Quantitative Literacy); ECON 2010 or ECON 2020 (Social Science); ECON 1740 is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions.
MATH 1050 is a prerequisite for ECON 2010 , QUAN 2400 , and QUAN 2600 . Students seeking a major in Economics should plan to take the necessary mathematics courses as early as possible in their program of study.